Published On: Thu, Jan 1st, 2015

Arun Kumar Gupta appointed as DGP of UP

Lucknow: Arun Kumar Gupta, a 1977 batch IPS officer, was appointed Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh today.

A K Gupta, DGP of Uttar Pradesh,who retired today.

Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday named Arun Kumar Gupta as the new DGP.

Gupta had been appointed the new state DGP, Principal Secretary (Home) Debashish Panda said in a statement here.

Prior to his new assignment, Gupta held the post of Chairman and DG Police Recruitment and Promotion Board.

Gupta, who was born on January 13, 1955 in Delhi, is a post graduate in Physics.

He has been appointed in place of A L Banerjee, a 1979 batch IPS officer, who superannuated on Wednesday.

Gupta’s tenure at the top post of Uttar Pradesh police will end in this month.

TST

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